Curaçao has been named one of the hottest destinations by AOL Travel, Fodor’s and Tripadvisor, and it comes as no surprise that it’s also one of the most popular sun-drenched hotspots for destination weddings.
With a dreamy backdrop that includes endless ocean and seaside views, not to mention top-notch resorts that are armed with wedding planners who can take care of every last detail on the to-do list, Curaçao is the perfect island for couples to have their dream wedding.
Couples who are tying the knot and want a beachy destination are drawn to Curaçao because of the endless seascapes. There are 35 beaches on the island – and most of them are white-sand beaches that are not very commercialized, which visitors love.The Caribbean sea is an incredible backdrop for wedding pictures, and the authentic plantation houses have impressive patios to host romantic receptions. During the ‘wedding-moon’ week on the island the couple can bathe in the sun, swim, snorkel, scuba dive, and dine under the stars. Part of the undeniable allure of Curaçao is its eclectic charm, intriguing history, mixed culture, colorful architecture and plantation houses called Lanhuizen. You can explore the city of Willemstad with sightseeing trips that are not to be missed. With its historic inner city and harbor – Willemstad is on Unesco World Heritage list. Wedding pictures on the pontoon bridge ‘Emmabrug’ with historic Dutch façades in the background are also gorgeous and unique. Many tours are offered on water and on land, like sunset-bound sailing trips, scuba diving with dolphins, and even sporty tours like jeep or ATV tours, to name a few. The island also has many fabulous options for dining out, from restaurants offering barbecue-style menus and local cuisine to haute-cuisine. Not only will the happy couple enjoy a first-rate vacation, but their guests can also take advantage of all the same amazing amenities. There really is something for everyone in Curaçao.
In addition to the mesmerizing surroundings Curaçao has to offer, there’s also a bevy of high-end resorts to provide world-class accommodations with elegant suites, fabulous dining options, decked out patios and pools and friendly staff to make your stay a memorable one. All the ingredients come together to create the ultimate destination wedding experience with endless features. While couples can choose from a number of wedding packages at resorts to customize their special day, an on-site wedding planner can help the bride and groom make virtually any dream a reality.
Whatever your heart’s desire; whether it’s working with a modest budget or one where the sky’s the limit, whether it’s casually elegant or over the top fairy tale, event planners and photographers in Curaçao can bring your big idea to life. On site planners will work with you to create the aesthetic, design and strategic plan and cover all the details from planning calendar, checklists and wedding itinerary.
So with perfect weather, clear aqua seas and endless stretches of beaches, why wouldn’t a couple choose Curaçao for their destination wedding? It’s a romantic getaway, a hot vacation spot, a region steeped in history and culture, and the ideal locale to exchange vows. The big decision to have a destination wedding doesn’t have to be hard to plan!